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William BLAKE

Regimental number10893
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorth Beach Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Blake, 81 Lane Cove Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4755 Pte Arthur Ernest BLAKE, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.

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